Italy is mulling upping the price of admission to its museums and galleries.
Ticket costs could rise with a purpose to fund further safety and safety measures in cultural sights.
The transfer comes after local weather protesters threw flour over a Warhol-painted automotive in a Milan museum.
Italy’s tradition ministry has stated fears over injury to its inventive heritage means introducing the next degree of safety in museums and galleries is important.
“The continual assaults and offenses which might be more and more occurring and damaging our inventive and cultural heritage require us to rethink and reinforce their degree of safety,” the Minister of Tradition, Gennaro Sangiuliano, stated in a press release.
“[These attacks] lead us to take fast measures, beginning with overlaying all of the work with glass.”
It’s unclear whether or not these measures might be applied in all museums in Italy, which might be a major endeavor.
“Contemplating the large heritage to be protected, the intervention will signify a substantial value for the ministry and of your entire nation,” added Sangiuliano.
“Sadly, I can solely foresee a rise in the price of the doorway ticket.”
Earlier this yr, activists from the Ultima Generazione group glued themselves to the plinth of a sculpture in Milan’s Museo del Novecento. The art work focused was Distinctive Types of Continuity in House (1913) by notable Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni.
In June, protesters from the identical group caught themselves to Sandro Botticelli’s Primavera, a Fifteenth-century masterpiece housed within the Uffizi gallery in Florence.